GNS Black Star

GH ghana navy

1973 to 1977 - UK Royal Navy - Type 61 Salisbury class F76 HMS Mermaid    



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History of UK Type 61 Salisbury class F76 HMS Mermaid

1966-dec-29Launchedunnamed, as Yard no 2284. Never delivered to Ghana as government was overthrown and work stopped.
1972Fate: transferedtransferred to Royal Navy
1972-mayRefitat Chatham until spring 1973, to bring her closer to Type 61 standard
1973-may-16Commissionedas HMS Mermaid



    from Black Star class
2500full load (tn)
101.80length (m)
12.20beam (m)
4.80draught (m)
24max speed (knots)
4Naval Gun single 40 mm
1Rocket Launcher ASW mortar 305mm Squid



    Typical Max
Landing platform only. No hangar

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    



UK Yarrow, Scotstoun

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